pupillary

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pu·pil 1

 (pyo͞o′pəl)
n.
1. A student under the direct supervision of a teacher or professor.
2. Law A minor under the supervision of a guardian.

[Middle English pupille, orphan, from Old French, from Latin pūpillus, diminutive of pūpus, boy.]

pu′pil·lar·y (-pə-lĕr′ē) adj.

pu·pil 2

 (pyo͞o′pəl)
n.
The apparently black circular opening in the center of the iris of the eye, through which light passes to the retina.

[Middle English, from Old French pupille, from Latin pūpilla, little doll, pupil of the eye (from the tiny image reflected in it); see pupil1.]

pu′pi·lar, pu′pil·lar·y (-pə-lĕr′ē) adj.

pupillary

(ˈpjuːpɪlərɪ) or

pupilary

adj
1. (Education) of or relating to a pupil or a legal ward
2. (Law) of or relating to a pupil or a legal ward
[C17: from pupil1 + -ary]
ˌpupilˈlarity, ˌpupiˈlarity n

pupillary

(ˈpjuːpɪlərɪ) or

pupilary

adj
(Anatomy) of or relating to the pupil of the eye
[C18: from Latin pūpilla pupil2]

pu•pil•lar•y1

(ˈpyu pəˌlɛr i)

adj.
of a pupil or student.

pu•pil•lar•y2

(ˈpyu pəˌlɛr i)

adj.
of the pupil of the eye.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pupillary - of or relating to the pupil of the eye
Translations

pu·pil·la·ry

a. pupilar, rel. a la pupila;
___ reflexreflejo ___.
References in periodicals archive ?
Pupillary constriction was normal in the right eye and sluggish in the left eye.
The ciliary ganglia innervate the sphincter pupillae muscles, resulting in pupillary constriction
She was ataxic and agitated but did not exhibit pupillary constriction or tremor.
A retrospective study of clonidine-overdose patients characterized the clonidine overdose syndrome as marked by sedation, hypotension, bradycardia, and excessive pupillary constriction (Clin Toxicol [Phila].
Relative pupillary constriction (RPC) and pupillary constrictive area (PCA) were calculated as follows:
The pupillometer provides an objective measure of pupil size (PS) and velocity of pupillary constriction to light.
He also said that reports have also indicated that the presentation of symptoms after the attack included respiratory problem, vomiting, fainting and foaming at the mouth, as well as miosis (pupillary constriction).
NPS can induce several physiologic changes including ocular alterations [12], for example, morphometric variations in the dimension (diameter) of the pupillary aperture leading to either pupillary constriction (miosis) or dilation (mydriasis).
(17) Studies evaluating the protective effect of pupillary constriction showed retinal damage after mydriasis with cycled ambient illumination.
Pupillary constriction by intense pretreatment with miotic like pilocarpine nitrate 2% topically causes maximum stretching and thinning of iris.
These ipRGCs's primary role is to signal light for unconscious visual reflexes, such as pupillary constriction, entraining the daily sleep-wake and physiological circadian rhythms to light onset, acutely modulating sleep and alertness, photophobia, and even light exacerbation of headache.
Graph changes: a) amplitude of contraction, b) rate of pupillary constriction in subsequent stages of measurement